Message from the PAOF Chair

Message from the PAOF Chair Dear Colleagues, We are in the grips of COVID-19.  Who could have imagined a month ago that this novel Corona Virus would have swept the world with such ruthless efficiency. This brings to mind the ever-increasing importance of the Power of...

Message from the PAOF Chair

Message from the PAOF Chair My Dear Colleagues, The Pan-American has a rich tradition of cultural and educational exchange. One of our earliest programs in the Pan-American history was the “Visiting Professor” where an expert would spend a month travelling around to...

Message from the PAOF Chair

Message from the PAOF Chair My Dear Colleagues, This is a special year for the world of Ophthalmology:  2020.  I remember I was finishing fellowship training and my professors were talking about the World Health Organization (WHO) launching an ambitious program in...

New Pan-American Programs in 2019

New Pan-American Programs in 2019 Several exciting Pan-American programs where launched in 2019.  Take a look. Enrique Graue Wiechers Award for Transformational Leadership Dr. Eduardo Alfonso of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida USA, received the first...

Message from the PAOF Chair

Message from the PAOF Chair My Dear Colleagues, I would like to end this year with a note of gratitude to all my colleagues, friends and family who have supported the Pan-American and its education and prevention of blindness initiatives.  This year the Pan-American...

November Message from the PAOF Chair

Pan-American Research Day provides an opportunity for ophthalmologists and other vision researchers from around the world to present their work. For many, it is the first time…